Mercedes-Benz Gets PTAB To Nix 2 More Cellular Patents

Law360 (March 2, 2021, 10:33 PM EST) -- In the latest set of victories for Mercedes-Benz, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board has determined that claims in two Carucel Investments LP patents covering mobile communications technology were rendered unpatentable by prior art.

The PTAB issued a pair of decisions on Monday wiping all of the claims in two patents that Mercedes-Benz USA LLC had challenged. The patents are part of Carucel's parallel infringement case against the automaker in Texas federal court.

The same three-judge panel in January threw out claims in two other Carucel's patents that are also at issue in the district court case.

According to the Monday...

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